Warwickshire Business Podcast

Episode 7: Better Copywriting for Business W/Sandra Shannon

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By Miles Grant
A podcast for Warwickshire small businesses to showcase themselves to a network of over 10,000 small businesses.
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Episode 14: Who on earth is this Miles guy anyway?!
Hey guys, I've realised in setting up the podcast unless you've been a guest on the show you may not even know who I am! I'm the Founder of Miles More Members and Miles More Customers. We help businesses large to small GET and KEEP more customers. I've consulted some of the biggest businesses in the UK including Mercure Hotels, Champneys Spa and Fitness First. My videos online have had over a quarter of a million people watch. I deliver live workshops on behalf of Tony Robbins. (Check out 'I AM Not Your Guru' on Netflix). I have coached all walks of life from hollywood movie stars, to coaches, trainers and consultants. I'm the author of Gym Profit Formula & Life’s Important Questions. My campaign tents for homeless provides supplies for people in 15 major cities across the UK I'm husband to Satty, fitness fanatic and a soon to be father. I hope you are enjoying the show!
14:35
March 13, 2019
Episode 13: CV Life & The Wave Leisure Centre W/Joey, Sam & Dave
On today's show we are joined by Sam, Joey and Dave from Coventry's incredible new state of the art leisure facility opening spring 2019. The Wave’ complex is a 600 capacity high octane water park in Coventry City Centre, which incorporates six thrilling rides, wave pool, lazy river & toddler area. In addition, there are state-of-the-art fitness facilities, including a 25 metre  pool, squash courts, and the tranquil Mana Spa, which includes treatment rooms & heat experiences. The facilities also include a Bistro with an alfresco dining area.  On the show we talked about what the facility will have to offer along with some really valuable insights on how to get and stay motivated on your health and fitness goals in the year ahead. To find out more go to:  Website Twitter  
14:47
March 8, 2019
Episode 12: Customers FIRST W/Naeem Arif
Naeem Arif has consulted for some of the biggest brands on the planet including Jaguar Land Rover, British Airways and Sony. He is is also the CEO of his own retail businesses in the Midlands. He has won numerous awards, written 4 books, which have been amazon best sellers, published in English, Mandarin and Russian.  Naeem is known as a Customer Focus Enabler, helping clients connect better with their target audience, leading to increased conversion and retention rates.  Info@NAConsulting.co.uk https://twitter.com/NAConsultingLtd www.NAConsulting.co.uk https://www.linkedin.com/in/naeemarif/ #NACBBF #CustomerFirst
22:44
March 6, 2019
Episode 11: Becoming more Mindful in Business W/Natalie Snodgrass Tan
 Today on the show we are joined by the wonderful Natalie Snodgrass Tan.  Natalie is a cognitive behavioural and development coach and founder of Quiet Space Coaching, which specialises in transformational personal and career development for people who want to level up, break through their barriers, and get the lives they really want. Natalie writes regularly on a variety of topics including personal and career development, well being and self-care, psychological coaching approaches, and meditation and mindfulness. She is registered with the Career Development Institute and Association for Coaching and is also a guided meditation leader, accredited mediator and mental health advocate. You can find out more about Natalie and Quiet Space Coaching at: Website: www.quietspacecoaching.co.uk Instagram: @quietspacecoaching Facebook: Quiet Space Ltd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/nsnodgrasstan Email: natalie@quietspacecoaching.co.uk
20:31
March 6, 2019
The Importance of Morning Rituals
We all know exercise is common sense but to most people it isn’t common practice. Today Miles suggests some ways you can grow your business that don’t relate to just sales and marketing.
06:39
February 25, 2019
Three Ways To Make More Money in your Business.
Three Ways To Make More Money in your Business (Whether you’re a start up or Big corporate). In this episode Miles shares 3 super common sense but not often common practice ways you can make more sales in your business. Enjoy the show.
05:22
February 24, 2019
Episode 8: Swapping the car for the bicycle w/Kwok Chung
Kwok Chung is the creator of eZo cycle-a mobile cycle mechanic mainly focused on giving people the best bike possible for either their commute to work or pleasurable weekend ride. eZO cycle provides bicycle servicing/maintenance, cycle clothing and bike accessories.  High quality servicing at every level to ensure your bike is working great. eZo cycle can act as a purchasing service on behalf of cyclists to get the right gear. To find out more go to: Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eZoCycle/
24:35
February 22, 2019
Episode 7: Better Copywriting for Business W/Sandra Shannon
 Sandra Shannon is a freelance writer and owner of SBS Creative Writing.  Her focus is helping small and start-up businesses with SEO content creation including blog posts and website content.  She has a passion for helping midlife women who are struggling with getting their blog up and running and finding their voice within their content.  She has a journalistic background, having articles published in both local and national newspapers and magazines.  She has also completed online projects for clients in the UK and overseas. Find Sandra online: https://sandrashannon.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/SBSCreativeWriting/ https://twitter.com/SandraBShannon https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandrabshannon/
22:00
February 22, 2019
Episode 6: Running Great Events w/Alister de Ternant
Alister de Ternant is the MD and owner of Associate Events -  a full-service event, brand, production and PR agency. Alister's professional experience extends from blue-chip to charitable work. He has held a number of senior and executive roles from the Commercial Director at Curve Theatre in Leicester and the University of Kent through to generating the commercial model at Kings Place London that was noted as the 'blue print for all future art organisations'.  Alister is a passionate entrepreneur that consistently strives to deliver more, in partnership and with integrity. Web/Sm www.associate-events.com Twitter @associateevents LinkedIn: Associate Events Limited
22:28
February 22, 2019
Episode 5: Trading Internationally w/Ajay Desai
Ajay started his career as a regional manager in one of the largest home-grown personal care companies in India. He immigrated to the UK in 1989 and secured a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on the EU and international marketing. Ajay has a long standing interest in training from his training and enterprise background and has led several transnational EU projects in the fields of International trade skills, Entrepreneurship, Automotive & Electric Vehicles, ICT and Environmental Technologies. Ajay has been involved in a wide variety of voluntary and charitable work within the primary care trust, governor in a local school, president of a community voluntary organisation, setting up scholarships for students and setting up a school in India. Ajay became the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber’s Trade Director in 2015 and is responsible for overseeing International Trade delivery in Coventry & Warwickshire.  Ajay has a breadth of experience and has been with the Chamber for 21 years leading the 6 West Midlands international trade teams on ICT, Life Sciences, Diversity and India. He has lead trade Visits to Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, the USA, Continental & Eastern Europe and the Caribbean. He was previously the Head of the EU team of the Chamber of Commerce Training and Enterprise, responsible for Structural and Non Structural EU projects and its delivery. To contact Ajay: Email: ajayd@cw-chamber.co.uk Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/ajay-desai-44378113
15:25
February 22, 2019
Episode 4: Great Working Environments w/Alex Lloyd Davies
 Alex Lloyd Davies is the co-founder and Managing Director of The Wheelhouse, providing local, friendly co working in Coventry and other towns around the UK.   In this podcast she shares how her passion to see small businesses, freelancers and charities flourish in their work sprang out of her own challenges in moving from a large corporate to her own consultancy business.   There's an open invitation to try the Wheelhouse for free at www.thewheelhouses.com
13:26
January 29, 2019
Episode 3: Purpose First with Paul McGillivray
Paul McGillivray is co-founder and CTO of Remote, a custom software development company. Projects range from apps for startups to enterprise applications for global corporations such as Sony, Volvo and Volkswagen Group. Now in it's 20th year of business, Remote focuses on helping purpose-driven organisations to use exponential technologies to multiply their impact. This involves automating business processes and systems to improve productivity and effectiveness, and creating websites and mobile apps to improve reach and engagement. Paul, a TEDx speaker, is passionate about putting purpose at the core of our work, and in helping people to find and work within their purpose to make a real difference in the world. He is a passionate proponent for using technology to automate our systems and processes so that we can focus on the work we were born to do, and has committed his career to helping others make that leap. His insightful talks focus on the intersection of technology and purpose, and guide listeners to realising the importance of putting purpose at the core of our work to give it meaning, and how we can leverage exponential technologies for maximum impact. His book, ‘Purpose First’ is out in the Summer 2019 on Rethink Press. Find him online: https://paulmcgillivray.com https://remote.online Email: paul@remote.online Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/McGillivray.Paul Twitter: @paulmcgillivray Instagram: @Paul.mcgillivray 
24:36
January 29, 2019
Episode 2: Developing Your Brand Vision with Lucy Barkas
Lucy Barkas, Leadership and Team Development Consultant works with businesses to help them develop a clear vision, strategy and purpose, and then align their teams to achieve it. Working with global brands such as Specsavers, Chamber of Commerce, Amcor and Trelleborg, she makes an impact across the world, one leader at a time. Author, speaker, Business Book of the Year Judge and frequently appears on BBC and Sky as a business expert. Find Lucy on Facebook HERE Find Lucy on Linked IN HERE http://3wh.uk.com/
12:32
January 25, 2019
Episode 1: How to Love Mondays with Sonja Leason
Sonja Leason is Director of Love Mondays, a business consultancy that focuses on fast growth culture for SME’s. In the last 5 years, Love Mondays have grown their clients businesses by between 30% - 200% year on year by implementing their 5 stage growth model, SCALE into their businesses. She has worked with companies of all sizes, from start-ups, all the way up to the national brands such as Pizza Hut, Peugeot and Renault. She is an author and podcast host and believes in growing profitable and sustainable businesses for social good. @LoveMondaysHQ on Insta, FB and Twitter Podcast Book - A Womans Work due mid 2019.
16:34
January 25, 2019
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